• Who We Are

    City Parks Blog is a joint effort of the Center for City Park Excellence at the Trust for Public Land and the City Parks Alliance to chronicle the news and issues of the urban park movement. Read more about us.
  • Urban Park Issues

  • Enter your email address to receive notifications of new City Parks Blog posts by email.

  • Archives

  • Urban Green Cover Ad

Webcast: Sustainable Neighborhoods: Parks, Gathering Spaces and Public Places

Join us if you can for a webcast tomorrow, sponsored by LISC.

2008-2009 State Policy Webcast Series: Sustainable Places, Smart Neighborhoods Latest Trends in Rebuilding Vibrant Places

Sustainable Neighborhoods: Parks, Gathering Spaces and Public Places

The word is out! People want to live in places where they can re-create, find beauty, enjoy family activities, improve land use, and increase neighborhood quality of life. Connecting housing, jobs, amenities, schools, and parks and open space is a key part of revitalized communities. Join this webcast to learn more about how neighborhood leaders are identifying natural assets and creating new community spaces. National experts and local practitioners will discuss strategies that involve citizens, local leaders, and local governments in successful models across the country. This will be an interactive session with an opportunity for participant questions and comments.

Presenters

  • Ben Welle – The Trust for Public Land, Washington DC
  • Beth Fetterley – Urban Ecology Center Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Beverly Smith – Director of Youth Development and Recreation for LISC
  • Moderated by Peter Harnik, The Trust for Public Land; and Julia Seward – Director of State Policy, LISC

How to Access the Event

Date: May 20, 2009
Time: 2:00 – 3:30 PM Eastern Standard Time

Website Link to Attend

Click here to attend
If prompted, please enter any necessary information to access the meeting.

Dial In: 866.740.1260
Access Code: 4559813
Questions? lhylton@lisc.org

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s